Claims that Britain has “abandoned science completely” by mixing doses of the two available vaccines have been refuted by the head of immunisations at Public Health England and the editor of the British Medical Journal.
A report in The New York Times suggests Britain is opting for a “mix-and-match vaccine regimen” with the two approved jabs, in which patients are allowed to receive a second dose from a different manufacturer to the first.
Confirmed Omicron cases, deaths, and admissions
France, Israel, Denmark, and Ireland have the highest cases per capita of Omicron in the world. This shows what happens with massive surges of virus spread, even ones with 60-70% less severity.
Source: Dr. Eric Topol, Scripps Institute